Historians/History


  • FDR’s Bumpy Road to the Oval Office

    by Kathryn Smith

    FDR’s journey was a roller coaster ride, including an assassination attempt, a P.R. disaster, the failure of thousands of banks and the untimely death of a key cabinet appointment.


  • The Myth of the Quiet War Veteran

    by Jerry Lembcke

    He exists, but why is he quiet? Does it make him heroic? Make us feel better about him? And what’s the story he’s declining to tell?


  • 6 Great World Series!

    by Mark Weisenmiller

    For over one hundred years, major league baseball’s World Series has both thrilled fans and reflected historical and societal changes in the United States.